ALEA Press Releases

July 12, 2019

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies are set to put the brakes on speeding Monday, July 15, to Sunday, July 21, during  Operation Southern Shield 2019, a speed enforcement campaign covering five… Read Full Release

July 3, 2019

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's (ALEA) Troopers are serious when it comes to driving under the influence, driving while distracted, speeding and other deadly driving behaviors during the Fourth of July holiday travel period, which is from 12:01 a.m.… Read Full Release

May 22, 2019

Lake Martin boaters will find a new “No Wake” zone when they visit the lake this summer. The zone was created at the bridge where Ridge Island Way crosses over to Chimney Rock Island, or what’s commonly known as “The Bridge To Nowhere.”   “Obviously, there… Read Full Release

May 21, 2019

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is working with law enforcement partners across the state to promote seat-belt usage and traffic/water safety in the days leading up to Memorial Day weekend. The official holiday travel period is from 12:01 a.m.… Read Full Release

April 12, 2019

Update ALEA's Driver License Division has chosen to make minor adjustments to hours of operation during its Saturday service pilot program. The Driver License Examining Offices in Birmingham, Mobile and Opelika will be open from 7 a.m. to… Read Full Release

April 3, 2019

MONTGOMERY – The Lutzie 43 Foundation is partnering with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) to co-promote the foundation’s 43 Key Seconds initiative. The initiative aims to create the first nationally recognized symbol for distracted… Read Full Release

April 3, 2019

    MONTGOMERY -- Play it safe this spring break season! Prepare for busier roadways and waterways as motorists make their way to beaches, lakes and other warm-weather destinations. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency offers the following… Read Full Release

April 3, 2019

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has become aware of a scam involving callers claiming to be  ALEA officers with warrants for an individual’s arrest unless the individual provides credit card information. ALEA does… Read Full Release

March 29, 2019

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Secretary Hal Taylor announced today, March 29, the agency will launch Saturday operations April 6 at three of its Driver License Examining Offices across the state. “We regularly re-evaluate our services and… Read Full Release

February 5, 2019

With the forecast calling for a mix of wintry precipitation this week in Alabama, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) encourages motorists who must drive to use extreme caution and to expect roadways to be icy.    ALEA offers the following traffic… Read Full Release